Authorities have arrested a man they say is responsible for an area shooting that left another man hospitalized early last Sunday morning.
The Houston Police Department said 21-year-old David Jose Molina-Lopez has been charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon in connection to the incident, which happened about 1:15 a.m. Sunday.
Police say the victim, 48-year-old Jose Eulogio Diaz Orellana, was transported to an area hospital in stable condition.
According to HPD, Orellana was standing and drinking in the rear parking lot of the Innsbruck-Lemoyne Apartments complex at 4601 Sherwood Ln. when Molina-Lopez allegedly approached him and opened fire, shooting Orellana multiple times in the abdomen.
Witnesses told police that Molina-Lopez fled the scene on foot, according to HPD. He was apprehended a short time later.